Ultra-orthodox Lev Tahor forced from Guatemalan village after disputes with locals

August 30, 2014 12:59 AM

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GUATEMALA — Members of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group were forced out of a village in western Guatemala after disputes with indigenous residents over cultural and religious differences.

Misael Santos of the Lev Tahor community says the Jewish group started leaving San Juan La Laguna on Friday after the town’s Elders Council voted to kick them out.

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